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Answered 2011-02-23 14:01:53

Similarities? There is no difference, these days. Modern poetry is pure pedestrian prose artificially arranged on a page to resemble verse. Poetry used to be an art form requiring skill with words, such as the use use of rhyme and meter and elevated diction, but now there is none of that, and a poem is any assembly of every-day words that someone has decided to call a poem.

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